13th March, 12pm: Workshop: Josie Bernard & Adam Lively – Creative Writing Workshop

Free creative writing workshop! Want a midday midweek injection of creativity, for free? Whether you’re in the throes of a novel or would like to kick-start some new ideas, come along to this free creative writing workshop led by Middlesex University’s Postgraduate Creative Writing Programme Leaders Dr Josie Barnard and Dr Adam Lively. The session will include creative writing exercises and the opportunity to workshop material … Continue reading 13th March, 12pm: Workshop: Josie Bernard & Adam Lively – Creative Writing Workshop

13th March, 12:50pm: Jonathan Kemp

London Triptych: Three men, three lives and three eras sinuously entwine in a dark, startling and unsettling narrative of sex, exploitation and dependence set against London’s strangely constant gay underworld. About The Speaker: Jonathan Kemp was born in Manchester in 1967. He spent the first two years of his life in Malaysia, but grew up in Cheshire and moved to London in 1989.His first novel, … Continue reading 13th March, 12:50pm: Jonathan Kemp

13th March, 4:30pm: Panel Discussion: Independent Republic of London

The Independent Republic of London? Buzzfeed recently put up 13 charts showing why London is Basically Another Country, The evidence included: London is much richer, Londoners come from everywhere; which means that they speak all sorts of languages; and London is far less white than the rest of Britain; Londoners are much better qualified; and much younger. With Independence the defining political issue of the … Continue reading 13th March, 4:30pm: Panel Discussion: Independent Republic of London

13th March, 11am: Helen Fry

A Very Secret War: Bugging the Nazis in WWII – During WW2, British intelligence bugged the conversations of over 10,000 German prisoners-of-war at three clandestine stately houses. Trent Park in north London was reserved for Hitler’s Generals and in an astonishing turn of events, they were housed in luxurious conditions and were lulled into a false sense of security. By the end of the war, … Continue reading 13th March, 11am: Helen Fry